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law attorney seth. dr. scott, i start with you, this is an amazing story that president promises we can keep our health insurance coverage knowing that likelihood is 47% to 60% would close their coverage each year, millions of americans without coverage, he promised us the opposite. what do you make of this? >> this is an irs bulle but -- - >> bottom line is that i think they were anticipating the people would lose their coverage, and move into the exchanges. these are most lo lucrative, i suspect they would move on to plans they would like more, we're finding right now options are worse than they should in costs and benefit design. >> we've seen people say, they see increased costs but administration reporting that young people, individuals will see costs on their policies of just $50 a month, i have to tell you, i have not seen that in talking with anybody on our show. what do you think of the back and forth, a give and take between the white house and media on the topics? >> i think that it demonstrates that administration is not only not in control of what is going on, but they
be grandfathered in. >> she's lying because the grandfather clause for those plans, right in the law, had an old list of exceptions that made the grandfather clause meaningless. compare it with the grandfather clause for unions in the very next paragraph where there, that is guaranteed period, as the president said, without the long string of fine print to make it meaningless. stuart: got it. mr. waxman is on, getting political, go. >> he said tens of millions would lose their insurance, but in fact everybody in this country is going to have action cess to health insurance because they won't be discriminated against. they said that it would explode the deficit and yet the reputable organizations like the budget office says it's going to save 100 billion dollars over ten years. so we've had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act which has driven this to such a frenzy, they even closed the government. so, now, we have you before the committee and you're being asked, i suppose later you'll be asked about the website, but let me pursue this question about individua
care law that i think is bad for patients as well as doctors and nurses to take care of them as well as the taxpayers this -- the problems with the bad side are only the tip of the expert. the law itself is fatally flawed in terms of keeping your doctor and all of these cancellations of policies. gerri: i will show some numbers. we have been running a tally on the cancellations. i have something. if you add up all these numbers from all over the country, hundreds of thousands of people getting cancellations. kathleen sebelius was saying that there not cancellations. if they are not, what are they? >> there cancellations, and there are more than some. more and more of these grand father plans will have to make enough changes to comply that there will be canceled, no longer legal for sale which is bad. >> the regulations they wrote after words. the tower of regulations. they've really got very restricted in the regulations when the president said if you like your insurance to keep it. really only if the white house likes your insurance you can keep their insurance. the white house is n
trade, pledging to attract more foreign investment into the united states as his failing healthcare law continues to not only frustrate millions of americans, but in some cases also injury them. those who are losing their healthcare plans because of obamacare. nearly all republican, and a growing number of democratic lawmakers, are now demanding either a delay of the individual mandate or an extension of the enroll am period. and -- enrollment period and the public is not pleased. the president is being pummeled in the latest polls, his job approval rating hit all-time low in newest "wall street journal" poll, just from% of americans a-- 42% of americans approving of his job performance compared to 51% disapproving. 2 two major polls with almost the same trend. gallup tracking poll, and fox news poll, the approval rating has dropped further. only 41%, 53% disapprove. the president's under war unders are not surprised perhaps with reports of up to two million people receiving cancellation notices from their health care insurance providers, new report reveals that obama administration kne
from law enforcement to the scene. fox news citing an fbi spokespersons' saying allegedly three people reportedly been shot and killed in this incident but we will continue to follow. cheryl: did these happen before the security process or after the security clearance. and tracked down serious reports at this moment but the headline three debt and it appears including the gunman as well but two additional people were killed in this morning's shooting. ashley: at happened at 9:30 pacific time, 12:30 in the afternoon on the east coast and as you can see the fbi to fox news three dead in shooting at lax airport terminal 3. you are familiar with this airport, you fly in and out of there because you are from southern california. >> the holiday season not quite under way but a busy travel day and a lot of people coming home from business trips throughout southern california. appears looking at law-enforcement they are moving slowly so not a lot of urgency. the situation wraping up so we are continuing to follow this situation. terminal 3 out of lax, shots were fired. all the passengers in th
with his brush with the law. gerri: hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis. tonight on "the willis report" the obamacare rollout mess, when did the president know that millions of americans would be kicked off their health insurance plan? despite his repeated assurances to the contrary. >> if you like your health care plan you will be a will to keep your health care plan. gerri: also, a preview of kathleen sibelius' congressional testimony tomorrow, the head of the committee, chairman fred upton is here. finall and apology on the obamacare rollout. >> i want to apologize to you that these website has not worked as well as it should. gerri: will the site ever work for consumers? we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." ♪ gerri: our top story tonight, another omacare lie exposed. the white house going on the defensive after it was revealed that they knew for years and l.a. is of americans could not keep their health plans. despite president obama's repeated assurances to the american public if they like their plan they could keep it. here to weigh in, a visiting scholar
. this is a key basic element of the law, creating a federal definition of insurance. your plan does not meet the definition you are out of luck. anyone would have known this is going to happen. gerri: to you. the administration is fighting back saying that, well, look, the information was out there. he talked about this a couple of years ago in the media. it is all hats. do you agree? >> no. i mean, they never admitted, they never previously admitted until this very moment and millions of americans would lose the health insurance they had. as rates just indicated, the president has kept the line if you like your plan you will be able to keep it. everyone who understood the lot knew that was not always going to happen and specifically the obama administration regulations written for their grandfather plans that might have been allowed to keep going, they wrote regulations summarily in tightly that no one could ever meet the tests. they did this on purpose. they wanted the plan to close to force millions of people out of there are insurance and to populate the new obamacare exchanges. it was n
, not that quality, but the law requires that everyone have a one-size-fits-all government designed benefit package. all ten categories in it. so the 50-year-old couple has to pay for maternity care. the straight arrow, he has to pay for in-patient sensitive treatment. john: he wants everyone to be protected. >> the assumption is that we are too stupi to choose our own health insurance. that is why right now millions of people who are promised they could keep their health plan up are being herded out of the plans. you can almost hear the whip cracking. john: it includes all this stuff >> oh, yes. suddenly the washington bureaucrats have changed the promise. it is not you can keep your plan if you like it. it is, you had a plan that was a scam. you were too stupid to know it. now we are giving you the package that we know is right. john: which costs a lot more. >> of course it does. it includes all of these things you don't need, but they want you to have it, not because you will use the services, because you're going to put your money in there so that they can spend your money taking care of somebo
if they liked it. but when pressed if the president of the responsible for the law failures, she said, whatever, yes. he is the president. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emmanuelle on capitol hill with our report. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius defending the roll out of president's health care law but said, she is accountable. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of so let me say to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: chairman upton accused sebelius and others of false advertising prior to launch. >> over months leading to october 1 launch, secretary and her colleagues at hhs looked us in the eye, and testified that everything was on track. >> reporter: after a lot of finger pointing, republican blackburn from tennessee pressed on who is to blame, asked if it was any of the top medicare officials. >> michelle snide ser snider is. >> excuse me, michelle snider is not responsible, hold me accountable i am responsible. >> reporter: the web site was taken off line last night and remained out of co
if they liked it. but when pressed on whether the president was ultimately responsible for the law's failures, she got visibly agitated, tersely saying, quote, whatever. yes. he is the president. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill tonight with our report. >> reporter: lou, kathleen sebelius defended the rollout of the president's health care law but said ultimately she is accountable. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: chairman fred upton accused sebelius and others of false advertising prior to the launch. >> over the months leading up to october 1 launch, the secretary and her colleagues at hhs repeatedly looked us in the eye and testified that everything was on track. >> reporter: after a lot of finge pointing in recent weeks, republican marsha blackburn from tennessee pressed on who was to blame and asked if it was any of the top medicare officials. >> michelle snyder is the one responsible for this de
their plans, yeah? >> several important agencies enforcing the new law, meaning the treasury, irs, hhs and the labor department. now the administration is out attacking nbc and other media outlets reporting facts out in the irs bulletins and the federal register about the new law. here is the deal, the bottom line. basically they were looking at market analysis that says a percentage of people basically turn over. they don't want their plans and ditch their plans and get new plans. when the individuals get new plans, the new plans may not meet the standards set down by the health reform laws, co-pays, coverages for preventive services and the like, the quote is in the federal register, which is the book that the government puts out showing the new laws, and rather the new regulations and the percentage of individual policies losing the grandfather status. meaning, they would lose the status of being qualified, could exceed 40 to 66, 67%. stuart: of the 14 million policies out there, up to 60%. >> 66% or 67%. stuart: some say higher, some say 80% could be kicked off the policies that th
coverage two weeks prior rinaldi said they will be interpret the law to say as long as you have coverage by march 31st you will be okay we're not sure how that will rollout. gerri: paul? what the white house said it is march 31st is the final deadline but the losses jimmy refers to -- january january 1st. >> if you want coverage to begin on june refers to have to sign up before the open enrollment period ends march march 31st so they signal as long as you have started the process before april april 1st we will count you as having coverage. gerri: it is clear as mud and the date is as soft as a baby's but. if obamacare does not work by jay refers to the insurance companies continue my insurance i have? we have had a lot of glitches over the weekend. >> that is a very open question. one analysis of the past couple weeks is 60 million people with the individual market who buy their own insurance will get a cancellation notices or are getting them now. is the web site doesn't work you cannot buy alternative forms what will they do? we don't have clear answers at this point. gerri: we have de
to visit new york and other cities with battering control laws that cannot afford to stay there and this is a way to bring in tourists. gerri: apparently there is some kind of law on the books that you cannot lease your place for short-term. you know, this is like an old school kind of law. what do you think of that? >> it is unclear what the purpose of the law is. if it is to make sure that people are not running slaughterhouses and endangering the sanitation or the safety of housing codes are things like that, you can have inspections for those sorts of things. i'm not sure what this is about. no one is making complaints about their neighbors renting out their apartment or anything like that. really you have to look behind what this is actually going after. gerri: it is an attempt to grab tax revenue, let me show you what we might be on the hood for. new york city sales tax for a half percent, state sales tax, new york city hotel occupancy tax and the expansion funds charge. the list goes on and on. to think that people would even pay that is just ludicrous. i don't know
is not the only one. an unbelievable ten states and 51 cities have signed some version of this practice into law. it's got a lot of people fired up. so, of course, it is today's money talk. joining us now, not submitting to a background check, by the way, susan sullivan, bill farmkin and dennis kneale. you're mad about this? >> you know what? this is now the new politically correct, wonderful cause of liberals everywhere, let's pass an actual law telling companies that they're not allowed to ask applicants at first glance, hey, you've been arrested or convicted of a crime. i say why don't you let companies figure that out instead of dictating to them, and our federal eeoc is at the forefront of that. it sued bmw and dollar general because they use screening programs. while the intent is not racist, if the impact is racist, well, then, by golly, your policies are illegal. melissa: okay, let him have it. >> no one would ever accuse me of being a liberal, trust me. but did you know that one out of four american adults have either an arrest record or a conviction? so you are just -- melissa: so what
enrolled in obamacare since the law went into effect. and now we know why. the numbers are so embarrassingly low that the obama administration is scrambling to wish her that this signature legislative achievements survive the obamacare disaster. i am lou dobbs. ♪ ♪ lou: evening, everyone. the obamacare website is a disaster. max baucus is calling for major changes in the program now in enrollment numbers for the first few days of the obamacare rollout are dramatically disappointing for the administration. the white house has been telling us for months that millions of americans have been visiting health, but the house oversight committee released internal notes from meetings that show only six people in total successfully enrolled on the first day enrolled. obamacare is a train wreck that has become a laughingstock as a result. as of today, the hite house pushed back expectations, taping them down and jay carney said that we don't expect those numbers to be very high and we never did. henry is at the white house with our report. reporter: embarrassed over the roll
lawyer, majority or minority whip in the house, perhaps the law should have been more precise in the drafting to allow people to keep their plans as reports come out. that is not exactly the case people concede their plan because they don't meet the minimum benefit required, better established in the health-care law. we are not done with health-insurance hearings on capitol hill. tomorrow different committee and they will hear from the h h s secretary kathleen sibelius tomorrow morning. lori: that could be more painful than the testimony. rich edson. adam: nicole petallides is on the floor of the stock exchange with the look of the nicknames "after the bell". lori: yes. nicole: linkedin right now on the move just slightly to the downside down $0.19, $42 stock, it has run up 111%, it is a great performer. everybody, all the insiders will be looking at everything from mobile numbers to advertising revenue growth, they beat estimates in each of the past four quarters. the option groups have been betting on some volatility, and 9% volatility swing, you don't know which way. mobile
were tougher. >> we know that the affordable care act is the law of the land. we do. but we also understand from our constituents there is a disaster of a roll out that is occurring. not a hiccup about a disaster of a roll out. >> reporter: committee charm dave camp ask if administration would makes it internal project of enrolling 495,000 by october 1. >> we will not have those numbers available until mid november. >> do have you any idea of how many people have enrolled. >> in the process of enrolling in the state base exchanged and federal exchange we will have the numbers in mid november. >> reporter: new jersey democrat attempter flared after arkansas republican said that g.o.p. had offered alternatives to obamacare. >> are you serious, what you just said? are you -- really serious? after what we've gone through? we've gone through in the last 3 1/2 years. >> reporter: tomorrow health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is to blame the federal contractors, and said quote, cms has a track record of successfully over seeing many contractors our programs depend on fu
it is yours. dagen: we are staying on top of this toy. the president's health-care law on capitol hill and there's a lot of fire being thrown. connell: you have been watching kathleen sebelius on what happened with the launch of obamacare. >> in these early weeks, access to has been a miserably frustrating experience for too many americans including many who avoided years, there's the entire life for the security of health insurance. i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of let me sail directly to these americans you deserve better. i apologize. i am accountable to you for fixing these problems and committed turn your confidence back. dagen: talking about falling on your sword, kathleen sebelius looking to shoulder the blame for problems with the rollout of the health exchanges. continue to breakdown. connell: we will go back live as things heat up in the q&a, rich edson has been monitoring the whole thing and he joins us from washington d.c. with a latest on capitol hill. rich: she is confident by november 30th they will have
was ultimately responsible for the law's failures, she got visibly agitated, tersely saying, quote, whatever. yes. he is the president. fox news chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill tonight with our report. >> reporter: lou, kathleen sebelius defended the rollout of the president's health care law but said ultimately she is accountable. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: chairman fred upton accused sebelius and others of false advertising prior to the launch. >> over the months leading up to october 1 launch, the secretary and her colleagues at hhs repeatedly looked us in the eye and testified that everything was on track. >> reporter: after a lot of finger pointing in recent weeks, republican marsha blackburn from tennessee pressed on who was to blame and asked if it was any of the top medicare officials. >> michelle snyder is the one responsible for this debacle. >> well, excuse me, congresswoman, michelle snyder is no
in the process and provides another option at the end of the day we are all stuck on the same queue. this law and this system needs this system to work. >> there is a potential death spiral if we don't get enough people signed up. we have a couple of years to get this thing up and running and working. my firm belief, everything we know from massachusetts is we will get those people. rich: november 30 is the deadline. a number of democrats in the senate more republican or conservative states pushing the administration. he better get on and fix this as soon as possible. dagen: calling him on the phone saying could you have picked a better phrase? >> it happens to all of us. dagen: what, honesty? rich: exactly. connell: you heard him talk about massachusetts, or referring to it. mitt romney had comments on the whole fiasco. let's watch that. >> you have to tell the american people the truth and when you told the american people that you could keep thei your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. i think that fundamental dishone
, law firms are going to make out like bandits. at the very least and all is said and done. likely upwards of $100 billion. >> i'm not surprised at the amount of legal fees. but the impetus behind this is the government acting like a gaggle of pirates sticking up the banks. chase lost $4 billion, jpmorgan chase lost $4 billion of its own money with reckless and wild and crazy betting by a trader in london nicknamed the whale. it lost its own money of shareholders. would the government do? it lost a total of 5 billion. >> i can only get the legal bill for the negotiation of the settlements alone, 15 to 20 million. that is the nature of documents that will have to be reviewed and would have to be done by the lawyers. >> it would've been cheaper for the government to have some sort of a regulations require transparency. when they say this is america and you have a right to lose your own money. neil: not those who are burned, but lawyers. but my point is that they are the winners and that's. >> yes, you're starting to sound like barney. to you and him are correct. lawyers went and got
to the new law. but that didn't mean that the administration couldn't have successfully grandfathered these in. the reason that they put it in such a flat way, with the word, period, nobody will change your plan, period, was that they feared that if they added the caveat that is eyeing gore rightly says they wouldn't sell the program. this passed by the skin of its teeth. every single vote was deciding vote. they just couldn't say the truth, i think and pass it. melissa: igor, if you told people what it would really cost them and meant to their money, a lot of us at the time, if you can do math you can see it just doesn't work out. you can't add these many people to the roles especially people who don't have insurance it is too expensive. they have preexisting conditions. put them on for very little money everyone's else's insurance will go way up. if you're honest about the math and money wouldn't have been able to sell it, right. >> the honest answer about the money for most people in the individual market they're going to go into these exchanges and qualify for subsidies, so they'r
, including security efforts to law harbor contracts, and the like. gerri: you and lamar alexander calling for her resignation. she says she will have the website picks by the end of november. will that satisfy you? >> certainly the american people will be satisfied if, in fact many see this kind of a quick improvement because they deserve that. what we have to do is look at the dollars, look at the failures, and candidly, we have to make sure that is literally the next time and the next time in the next time there are these big projects such as the president's signature legislation, obamacare, that, in fact, there is accountability. in this time there was not command that is why everyone is saying i did not know why no one is saying it was my responsibility. and the technique and a qualified person, control the budget. as a result it is my fault. you can find everyone he took credit for the brilliance of those 2400 pages, but you cannot find anyone to explain the mistakes, including the fact that people being thrown up their health care as uni speak at a number greater than the amount of
about the health care law? review the over and over again for years. >> like your health care and your doctor, you can keep these things. now know it is not true. the "wall street journal" poll you just cited 42% jobs approval is deal with the gallup showed us yesterday which is 42% job approval p had clearly the trend is downward for him. they were polling the folks here before the lie became public news and started to really gain traction. for me, look, i think every president sort of has a basement level where he doesn't go any lower. george w. bush in the mid to upper 30s, presidents nixon during watergate same thing. obama's level a little bit higher, he is sort of a historic figure first black president, that might be built into it. 42% is a danger zone for any president. very tough to come back. connell: he will say he wasn't lying about that. very aggressive in speech in boston. you think that will be the taxi takes saying you guys, people who are talking about it, people like us and others, you're misrepresenting what i really said. taken out of context. you think that is the
are going to be hurt by this law. and there were voices that warned of that back in 2010, and there are being consistent voices since then. and again, politics aside, when it comes to getting a job or having your hours cut or being told that you're going to be able to keep your coverage if you like it or keep your doctor if you like it, you find out that that's not true. i mean, i heard from my fellow americans -- you can take the approach and say well, that's what you voted, that's what you get. i hate it when people are misled and then they are left to bear the consequences of it. and keep in mind, executive branch that we've been talking about is not covered by obama care. so they're not going to have to go to this website and spend the next two or three weeks trying to log on. >> nor the staffs and the members of congress. >> right. >> y'all are being fully taken care of as well. i know you didn't mean to overlook that. >> well, i only overlook it because i don't get my health insurance through the government. i may be a minority of one, but i get my health insurance
more for health care because of the new law, something tells me you do not dole out as much on those hickory farms holiday baskets i love next time you're at the mall. so stick a syringe in that tea plug. it looks like the ho-hum holiday might already be processed in. processed in. ok. >> i got it. i got it. >> this is like an introductory course. we have dagen mcdowell, charles gasparino with us as well. charlie, what do you make of this? >> it's fine. stein, you come in second. >> do you think that this then really does have an effect on holiday sales? >> it's hard to see how it won't. re wag is down. nfidce i wn. maybonlyixpeop sied u t th wou be a sgn of maiv stker op. >> y sa it wasp t 12. thas tr. anthe ment is ildi. ere'no dbt tere' a rt of maisen thcoury. i n't ink tat pple aliz theast ree crit rd rortseot on bt, opleave ed tirards -- t deb wen wn thr nthsn a w. 4 biion. ere'no cfidee inhis econy. noonfince theirecon thi untr and 's relecte. anthisoulde thfinanail thacoff. >> ion'tnow w y dr t corratiobetwn th a a slowwn i holay slesight now. wel let m -- i can it. let me tl
would be in this. we were reminded repeatedly by the president, that is the law and it will work. we'll try over the next two weeks to help people. if it turns out insurmountable, it's a problem. one party voted for this and they didn't want input. it will be interesting tomorrow during the hearing f the democrats want to work with us to solve this or if they want to bring blame up. they may blame george bush. >> thanks so much, we appreciate it, congressman tim murphy. >> thank you. have a good evening, lou. >>> the shutdown is behind us. it's time for, yes, another supercommittee. thank you orville and wilbur... ...amelia... neil and buzz: for teaching us that you can't create the future... by clinging to the past. and with that: you're history. instead of looking behind... delta is looking beyond. 80 thousand of us investing billions... in everything from the best experiences below... to the finest comforts above. we're not simply saluting history... we're making it. pcentury link provides reliable yit services like multi-layered security solution to keep your information safe & s
and transitioned into more. you think it would have accepted and gotten this to become law. >> the answer is no. neil: every administration. >> the democrats and the republicans. >> people had to give up their health care. neil: someone is lying. >> the president light. it is a sad day. >> but is not a sad day when the republicans live. neil: let me ask you this, now admitting that they knew that some people were going to lose policies. i just wish i would have known that or that would have been said in selling this. now, to his point where there would have made a difference, i don't know. i think it would have changed. >> barely got it through. absolutely. obama says, keep your doctor. no problem. neil: now they are transitioning transitioning. >> moving over. it. neil: you are a great lawyer. we are doing a segment. it would you call it transitioning when you know you are losing something end going to pay a lot more? >> no, if you're paying a lot more calm but you don't want to acknowledge. neil: you said some people, including yourself. what does that tell you? >> how do you want to it -- ne
and started shooting at the security checkpoint. they might pass laws to say you cannot have a gun in a bar and you can't have a gun and an airport. that is about the best we can do unless we want to put immunochemistry everybody who drives into an airport. gerri: i guess my question is more practical one, not about legislatively what might happen down the road. but tonight, tomorrow, over the weekend, over the holidays. will we see a more security minded tsa, a more security minded air personnel? >> that will be a good outcome if you can call one. we don't have that. people looking for things so much as we figure if they go through security and get through, we are safe. that is not accurate. going forward there will be some fallout that will be positive, no question about it. gerri: i certainly hope that you are right. it is a tragedy. a scary situation, particularly for people who might be flying this evening. great to have you here. >> my pleasure. gerri: you kw, it has been one month since the launch of the obamacare website, and every day we are learning more about how much of a messag
. >> well, you know, we talked about this in the past. you have a law here that's over 2200 pages long. the congress didn't read it. they didn't understand it. the people don't understand it. there's no way for them to explain it. this is a giant plot. i happen to agree with jonathan on this, this is a way to substitute down government intrusion for freedom of choice. in other words, they want equality as opposed to freedom. equality and freedom are incompatible in certain ways and you just can't have equality across the board and have freedom. the people have a right to choose what they want have no choice in the matter because the government is going to enforce it. believe me, the congress and government officials are going to exempt themselves. you wait and see. >> and to piggyback very briefly on what wayne said, it's already happening. the president is substituting words like shop, exchange, marketplace, those are all free market terms. terms that say you have choice in the matter. obama care, there's no choice when it comes to obama care. it's haealth care administered y force, c
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